Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Bee-Hive House
From 1852 to 1855 it also served as the executive mansion of Governor Brigham Young of the Territory of Utah.
It was also the home of presidents Lorenzo Snow (1898-1901) and Joseph F. Smith (1901-1918), both of whom died here.
The bee-hive is the state emblem signifying industry.
Erected 1935 by Young Men’s and Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association & Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 50.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 40° 46.178′ N, 111° 53.315′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from South Temple Street. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beehive House (here, next to this marker); Brigham Young’s Office (a few steps from this marker); The Lion House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Lion House (within shouting distance of this marker); Eagle Gate 1859 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Private School House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Lion House (within shouting distance of this marker); Church Administration Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
Also see . . . Beehive House. LDS Church site giving information about Bee-Hive House and a search capability for locating other LDS historical sites. (Submitted on September 1, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118.)
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